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Gozo comes alive with the sixth edition of Lejlet Lapsi in May

The run-up to the feast of the Ascension of Our Lord, known as Lapsi, is being celebrated in Gozo with the sixth edition of Lejlet Lapsi – Notte Gozitana, organised by the Ministry for Gozo, on the weekend of the 18th-20th of May. Costumes from the National Collection are being displayed under the auspices of [...]
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Gozo SPCA gives up never-ending quest for better premises

The Gozo SPCA has said today that at last nights Annual General Meeting of the Society it was agreed that it will no longer be searching for premises for a new Centre and will concentrate its efforts on upgrading the current Centre in Victoria to comply with the Animal Welfare Act specifications. The Society has [...]
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Art 4 You exhibition of paintings, original prints and photos

Art 4 You is currently holding an exhibition of fine art paintings, original prints and photos, curated by Judy Hines, at the Banca Giuratale, in Victoria, Gozo. The exhibition was inaugurated by Frederick Azzopardi, Parliamentary Assistant within the Ministry for Gozo. This exhibition will remain open till Tuesday 1st May and the opening hours are [...]
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Euro area annual inflation stable at 2.7% EU stable at 2.9%

Euro area annual inflation was 2.7% in March 2012, unchanged compared with February. A year earlier the rate was 2.7%. Monthly inflation was 1.3% in March 2012. EU annual inflation was 2.9% in March 2012, unchanged compared with February. A year earlier the rate was 3.1%. Monthly inflation was 1.1% in March 2012. In March [...]
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JP2 Foundation concert with Gaudos String Duo of Hungary

Last Saturday, the JP2 Foundation commemorated the Liturgical feast of the Divine Mercy with a Eucharistic celebration held at the Corpus Christi Parish Church in Ghasri. The mass was led by the Rev. Archpriest Can. Edward Xuereb and was animated by pianist Mark Laurence Zammit and singer Sarah Bonnici. The JP2 Foundation would like to [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur, Xewkija & Zebbug

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur, Xewkija and Zebbug, Gozo, on Thursday, the 19th of April. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Nadur 12.30pm-3.30pm: TREJQET L- ANDAR, TRIQ RAKELA CAMILLERI, PJAZZA L- ARCIPRIET MARTIN CAMILLERI ,TRIQ MADRE GEMMA CAMILLERI, TRIQ PIJU CELLINI, TRIQ CIMCEM, [...]
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GTA welcomes the positive move on amendments to MCESD

The Gozo Tourism Association, on behalf of its members coming from its seven sectors, in a statement today referred to the Government’s announcement, that Representatives from the Gozo Regional Committee, will sit on the Council for Social and Economic Development (MCESD), once draft amendments to be presented next week in Parliament by the Minister for [...]
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CABS send Bird Guards to “monitor” spring hunting teams

The Committee against Bird Slaughter (CABS) today announced that it is sending a total of 10 Bird Guards to Malta for the period 20 – 30 April to monitor bird migration and illegal hunting. CABS also announced that it will, for the first time, have a permanent Bird Guard presence on Gozo. “We have reliable [...]
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Vehicle and passenger crossings down by 2.9% on last year

In the first quarter of 2012, commuters between Malta and Gozo decreased by 2.9 per cent, totalling 774,147 when compared to the corresponding period in 2011. The number of vehicles carried by scheduled vessels went down by 4.3 per cent, totalling 223,866. The highest number of commuters was recorded in March (300,667 or 38.8 per [...]
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AD welcomes the change in self-employed legislation

Alternattiva Demokratika – the Green Party said that it is pleased to note that the Government has put into force the necessary amendments in labour legislation which will give more protection to workers who were often constrained to register as self-employed. AD has urged the authorities to address this problem on various occasions. Angele Deguara, [...]
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Open Weekend at the HSBC Malta Contact Centre in Swatar

The HSBC Malta Contact Centre in Swatar is organising an Open Weekend between Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April (from 10 am till 4 pm). During these two days, visitors may learn about the perks, prospects, ongoing training and career development made available to HSBC Contact Centre employees. “Open Weekend is part of the Centre’s [...]
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The 17th of April 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 17th of April 2012 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here Previous editions are also available by clicking on this link. This weeks articles in the PDF download include the following: 1. An exhibition of sacred art by Manuel Farrugia was held at the Sacred [...]
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The 2012 Gozo Half Marathon, a challenge for all athletes

The Gozo Amateur Athletic Association (GAAA) in collaboration with the Malta Amateur Athletic Association, the Xaghra Local council and the Ministry for Gozo is holding the 37th edition of the Gozo Half Marathon on Sunday, the 29th of April. The half marathon (13.1 miles) starts at 9.30am and leaves from Xaghra towards Marsalforn, Victoria, Sannat, [...]
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